a state of trance 2009 is armins special selection of exclusive, unreleased tracks, new remixes or approaches and top notch trance tracks, all qualified with the signature asot sound. a state of trance 2009 also means the return of armins gaia moniker. with a brand new track, >tuvan<, armin finally produced a follow-up to the legendary >4 elements<. besides armins own input, youll also find new tracks by andy moor, sunlounger, the blizzard, john ocallaghan, tydi, aly & fila, signum, robert nickson and many more. divided onto two disc, a total of 29 tracks will provide you all the right sounds to get into that state of trance. the first cd covers the >on the beach< theme, with a spellbinding intro and purely melodic oriented sounds, while the second disk, >in the club<, breaths one of armins club sessions, with a distinctive peak-time sound.